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Anti-Piers Morgan petition
tops 65K signers

Politico, by Katie Glueck

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Posted By:Drive, 12/26/2012 9:50:02 AM

CNN anchor Piers Morgan isn’t benefiting from much Christmas cheer, at least according to one measure: The number of signers on a petition urging the White House to deport Morgan has skyrocketed by late Tuesday afternoon to nearly 66,000 names. The petition, created last week, had 65,887 supporters around 5 P.M. Tuesday and is posted on the White House’s official petition site. It slams Morgan for comments he has made regarding gun control in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 children and six adults.

His speech is protected by Constitution he despises


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Reply 1 - Posted by: caddyjak, 12/26/2012 10:07:08 AM     (No. 9084026)

Why the hail do we need foreign TV interviewers, sportcasters, etc anyway? Difficult to understand, anti-American and usually severely biased. Give us more of those Fox News blondes......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 12/26/2012 10:21:05 AM     (No. 9084050)

Just revoke his visa.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rinohunter, 12/26/2012 10:22:51 AM     (No. 9084054)

Why should a LimeyRickey like Piers Jackwad have any constitutional protections, i.e. free speech? He´s NOT a citizen and therefore is not afforded the luxury of constitutional protections! Back to merry ol´ England with him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/26/2012 10:40:35 AM     (No. 9084091)

Morgan is and always has been a raging nut case, seemingly enthralled with the percieved "perfection" of the European way, in spite of evidence that glares in the "otherwise" light. He is a liberal hack who has mananged to show the American public his forked tail - so, Good, if you don´t like what the brand is offering, turn it off- That´s how I vote - I refuse tow watch CNN- even at the DR. office (I scoff and ridicule CNN loudly when it´s on there). I don´t subscribe to liberal news papers or watch any major networks that slander my country - and I try to never shop at places that support them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 12/26/2012 10:59:33 AM     (No. 9084134)

His speech may be protected. (recall that rights COME from the Almighty, our Constitution simply recognizes what was already there). So, no, we can´t throw him in jail for offensive speech. Unlike Britain.
But his presence in the USA is *NOT* protected. He could be frogmarched to the docks and put on a rowboat this very afternoon and tough noogies at that.
Kick the bum out. Today.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: maggie2u, 12/26/2012 11:00:19 AM     (No. 9084137)

Morgan was the editor at Daily Mirror (newspaper in England) and was fired for publishing pictures of British soldiers torturing iraqi prisoners that were fake.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BcdErick, 12/26/2012 11:03:44 AM     (No. 9084144)


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Reply 8 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 12/26/2012 11:09:04 AM     (No. 9084158)

So are the 65000+ signers larger than his average viewership? I suspect CNN is too tone deaf to care.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TrikiTriki, 12/26/2012 11:11:44 AM     (No. 9084166)

I detest Morgan but have to concede this petition is idiotic and to brag that 60.000 have signed it is even more idiotic.

There is only one effective course of action and that is to STOP WATCHING these idiots.

Stop watching the lefty channels and stop watching any clips of their shows on posted in the internet.

Bill Maher says something offensive - DONT WATCH.
Saturday Night Live has that rare skit that may be mildly funny - DONT WATCH.
Letterman insults some conservative woman - DONT WATCH.
Springsteen, Straisand, Moore, Belafonte, Penn just DONT WATCH, DONT GO TO THEIR MOVIES, DONT LISTEN TO THEIR MUSIC.

Newsbusters has been documenting the ridiculous statements made by all these clowns for years (since they were called Media Research Center). I think it is counterproductive, the solution is to ingnore them not to propagate their venom.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/26/2012 11:14:36 AM     (No. 9084177)

The Constitution applies to citizens of the USA.

Piers is not a citizen.

Then there´s this line from a Trace Adkins lyric ...

" ... son, the 1st Amendment protects you from the government, not from me ..."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 12/26/2012 11:20:15 AM     (No. 9084192)

make no mistake - he loves this. there´s no such thing as bad publicity. no way no how would I ever add my name and contact info to a WH website. I realize we´re all under some kind of scrutiny or another, but I´ll be darned if I´m going to make it super simple for them to reach out for me...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuck, 12/26/2012 11:34:33 AM     (No. 9084222)

Maybe we can have Michael Savage escort him back.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Freeloader, 12/26/2012 11:38:39 AM     (No. 9084231)

Once again, the mental midgets at CNN were 100% wrong...Sorry fellas, but Piers is not, and will never be as expected, "The Second Coming" of "The Beatles."

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/26/2012 12:04:30 PM     (No. 9084294)

Oooooh, troll alert. If Americans lose their right to bear arms, there will no longer be a Constitution and, along with the rest of us, # 12 will become a slave.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Elvira, 12/26/2012 12:18:39 PM     (No. 9084320)

#9 Amen!!
#10 LOL!!!
#12 Go away troll.
That´s all! You guys rock!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/26/2012 12:26:50 PM     (No. 9084339)

Much as I despise boycotts, if CNN will not take action and dump him, we will need a list of pm´s sponsors. I never watch the twit so boycotting PM and CNN is meaningless but I can boycott any of his sponsors in a heartbeat. The libs did it to Rush Limbaugh so it should be a totally acceptable action against PM and CNN, right?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/26/2012 12:34:31 PM     (No. 9084354)

About 18,000 signatures are needed by 20 January 2013 in regard to the ´arrest David Gregory´ petition! Go to www.whitehouse.gov to sign this petition. Stop criminal behavior in Washington, DC.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/26/2012 12:44:36 PM     (No. 9084375)

Mark Steyn just advised on The Rush Limbaugh Show a few minutes ago that the DC police warned David Gregory NOT to exhibit the illegal (in DC) 30-round magazine on Meet the Press last Sunday, and Gregory flouted the DC police.

Steyn said that Gregory want ´to cling´ to the magazine. LOL!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: DynomiteThings, 12/26/2012 12:50:03 PM     (No. 9084385)

The group of idiots who dreamt up the idea of the general public being able to start petions on the WH website and setting a pretty low bar of 25,000 signatures in order to receive a response from the WH are probably living off cat food and the generosity of strangers by now.

BTW, has there been a response from the WH yet? Didn´t think so, and I don´t expect one.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Kate318, 12/26/2012 1:54:44 PM     (No. 9084496)

With all due respect, #9, we´ve been "not watching" and ignoring for decades now. The left has only gotten stronger. Time to get vocal, no matter how petty. This is what the left does.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Kate318, 12/26/2012 1:57:41 PM     (No. 9084502)

#17, I don´t understand what you are talking about. How exactly did the NRA get Obamacare passed?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nightvision, 12/26/2012 2:06:38 PM     (No. 9084518)

Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear on Twitter:
"Americans. It took us 40 years to get rid of Piers Morgan. Pleasse don´t send him back."

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Reply 23 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/26/2012 2:22:10 PM     (No. 9084546)

Congratulations, Americans! This petition on www.whitehouse.gov has received over 25,000 signatures! It reads:

´Stop any legislation that will ban "assualt weapons", semi-automatic rifles or handguns and high capacity magazines.´

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Reply 24 - Posted by: jintz, 12/26/2012 2:24:25 PM     (No. 9084550)

Come on people,do you really think the Democrats will let Piers leave the USA ,get real he´s their best anti America ally

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Reply 25 - Posted by: MsMontana, 12/26/2012 2:44:34 PM     (No. 9084591)

If Britain can bar Michael Savage from their country for making anti-Islam statements in THIS country, then we shouldn´t have any problem getting rid of Piers.

Who the hell names their brat Piers, anyway?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: MsMontana, 12/26/2012 2:48:08 PM     (No. 9084598)

Give him a one-way ticket on a freighter bound for Europe and then just before the border between Britain and international waters, dump him out in a row boat and a life jacket and he can row his way to British soil.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/26/2012 4:08:07 PM     (No. 9084698)

#17, you are making NO sense at all. How the heck are you blaming the passage of Obamacare on the NRA????? I think you are very confused.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: WIBadger, 12/26/2012 6:13:30 PM     (No. 9084822)

The Brits don´t want him back. Does that tell us something ?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 12/26/2012 7:09:18 PM     (No. 9084901)

Forget Piers Morgan, deport Obama. He can even take AF1. Just don´t let him back in to this country.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: larryp, 12/27/2012 1:20:07 AM     (No. 9085188)

Don´t sign anything the WH puts out. They like seeing us waist our time with useless devices like this. Then one gives your name and whatev and they can harass the heck out of you or have some hacks do it.
Don´t fall for it.
CNN only has 184,000 viewers at night. This fop is just getting eyeballs. We are played for fools.

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